Libraries and entrepreneurs

In this season, politicians at all levels of government seek votes by talking about our weak economy and what they’ll do to create jobs. Meanwhile, libraries are quietly (or perhaps not so quietly) doing something about this problem. I have already written about library services for the unemployed. There are a couple of paragraphs there about supporting local entrepreneurs, and in fact, many people use unemployment as a spur to start their own businesses instead of looking for a new job. The topic deserves more careful attention. The importance of entrepreneurs Some of the nation’s most successful companies have started … Continue reading